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short division

noun, Mathematics
1.
division, especially by a one-digit divisor, in which the steps of the process are performed mentally and are not written down.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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short division

noun
1.
the division of numbers, usually integers, that can be worked out mentally rather than on paper
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